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The great divide : unequal societies and what we can do about them / Joseph E. Stiglitz.

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  • ISBN: 9780393352184
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 438 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, ©2015.

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Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Prelude: Showing Cracks -- The Economic Consequences Of Mr. Bush -- Capitalist Fools -- The Anatomy of a Murder: Who Killed America's Economy? -- How to Get Out of the Financial Crisis -- Part 1 Big Think -- Of the 1 Percent, by the 1 Percent, for the 1 Percent -- The 1 Percent's Problem -- Slow Growth and Inequality Are Political Choices. We Can Choose Otherwise. -- Inequality Goes Global -- Inequality Is a Choice -- Democracy in the 1st Century -- Phony Capitalism -- Part II Personal Reflections -- How Dr. King Shaped My Work in Economics -- The Myth of America's Golden Age -- Part III Dimensions of Inequality -- Equal Opportunity, Our National Myth -- Student Debt and the Crushing of the American Dream -- Justice for Some -- The One Housing Solution Left: Mass Mortgage Refinancing -- Inequality and the Americna Child -- Ebola and Inequality -- Part IV Causes of America's Growing Inequality -- America's Socialism for the Rich -- A Tax System Stacked against the 99 Percent -- Globalization Isn't Just about Profits. It's about Taxes Too. -- Fallacies of Romney's Logic -- Part V Consequences of Inequality -- The Wrong Lesson from Detroit's Bankruptcy -- In No One We Trust -- Part VI Policy -- How Policy Has Contributed to the Great Economic Divide -- Why Janet Yellen, Not Larry Summers, Should Lead the Fed -- The Insanity of Our Food Policy -- On the Wrong Side of Globalization -- The Free-Trade Charade -- How Intellectual Property Reinforces Inequality -- India's Patently Wise Decision -- Eliminating Extreme Inequality: A Sustainable Development Goal, 2015-2030 -- The Postcrisis Crises -- Part VII Regional Perspectives -- The Mauritius Miracle -- Singapore's Lessons for an Unequal America -- Japan Should Be Alert -- Japan Is a Model, Not a Cautionary Tale -- China's Roadmap -- Reforming China's State-Market Balance -- Medelín: A Light unto Cities -- American Delusions Down Under -- Scottish Independence -- Spain's Depression -- Part VIII Putting America Back to Work -- How to Put America Back to Work -- Inequality Is Holding Back the Recovery -- The Book of Jobs -- Scarcity in an Age of Plenty -- Turn Left for Growth -- The Innovation Enigma -- Afterword -- Q&A : Jopseph Stiglitz on the Fallacy That the Top 1 Percent Drives Innovation, and Why the Reagan Administration Was America's Inequality Turning Point -- Credits.
Summary, etc.: Discusses the causes of inequality, including unjust and irresponsible economic policies and misguided priorities, and offers suggestions to help the United States become a more fair and equitable society.
Subject: Income distribution > Social aspects > United States.
Equality > United States.
Wealth > United States.
United States > Economic conditions > 21st century.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.

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